Just Sayin

Just Sayin…….

Just Sayin’ I’ve noticed an unfortunate tug-o-war in modern philosophies.  One group tends to shout “our parents whupped us good and we turned out alright!”  The other group tends to softly say, “everyone’s a winner, now here’s a cookie.”  Of course, this relates mostly to how we raise children, but it also relates to how

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Kids Korner

Expectations and Realizations

Expectations and Realizations Sabrina Pate I have been pondering lately all the things I thought life with a kid would be like–all those thoughts I had before I actually had a child, those mental (and sometimes verbal) notes that I made about what I would or would not do as a parent. Here are a

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Kids Korner

Loving Long-Distance

Loving Long-Distance Tricia Brown I grew up in a sleepy little town in Tennessee. My maternal grandparents lived states away in New Jersey. Still, as a little girl I remember feeling just as close to them as I did my Granny, with whom I spent every Friday night. I remember visiting and walking to the

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Kids Korner

God’s Love and the Runaway

God’s Love and the Runaway; Tricia Brown A six-year-old boy left his mother a small note. On the front, it said, “Moma Read this letter. Sign David.” Inside the folded page, written in boyish script was, “Dear Mother, I hate to do this. I am run away. I love you. David.” But, as she turned

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Thank You, God, for Doorknobs

Thank You, God, for Doorknobs Wilda K.W. (Wendy) Morris   When I was a college student, I participated in a weekly prayer group. I was excited about what I was learning and decided to share it with the fifth- and sixth-grade girls in the Sunday school class I taught. I planned a unit of several

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